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UN war crimes court unveils last verdict in Bosnian Croat appeal

THE HAGUE: UN judges on Wednesday began handing down judgement in the appeals case of six former Bosnian Croat political and military leaders, in the court's final verdict for war crimes committed during the bloody break-up of Yugoslavia. The case of Jadranko Prlic and five others draws the curtain on two decades of work by the International Criminal Court for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), set up in 1993 at the height of the Balkans wars to prosecute Europe's worst atrocities since World War II. In a case which has…

UN prosecutors urge life term for ‘Butcher of Bosnia’

THE HAGUE: Prosecutors urged UN judges on Wednesday to jail Ratko Mladic for life, accusing the former Serb commander of a ruthless campaign of ethnic cleansing to create a Greater Serbia in the 1990s Balkans wars. "It would be... an insult to the victims, living and dead, and an affront to justice to impose any sentence other than the most severe available one: a life sentence," prosecutor Alan Tieger told the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. "The time has come for General Mladic to be held…

Mustard gas ‘used in Iraq’ in August

THE HAGUE, Netherlands: Mustard gas was used in two attacks in Iraq near the Kurdish capital of Arbil in August last year, sources close to the world's chemical watchdog said on Monday.

Australia clinch Men’s Hockey World Cup after thrashing hosts 6-1  

THE HAGUE: A hattrick by Australia's Chris Ciriello ensured his team to win the Men's Field Hockey World Cup after the side thrashed hosts Netherlands 6-1 in the final on Sunday at the Dutch capital The Hague on Sunday, ARY News reports. Joroen Hertzberger put Netherlands in front in the 14th minute but Chris Ciriello equalized six minutes later for Australia. Kieran Govers took the lead for Australia in 24th minute. After half time, things went from bad to worse for the hosts as Glenn Turner made it 3-1 for Australia in…

S.Korea, Netherlands victorious in Women’s Hockey World Cup

THE HAGUE: South Korea defeated Belgium whereas hosts Netherlands beat Australia in the Women's Hockey World Cup at Dutch capital of The Hague on Saturday, ARY News reports. S.Korea's Eunbl Cheon scored the first goal for her side in the 12th minute but Jill Boon equalized for the Belgians three minutes later. Alix Gerniers took the lead for Belgium in the 39th minute. However, the Korean side scored three goals to make a dramatic comeback in the match. Mihyun Park netted two back to back goals in the 49th and 55th minute.…

Belgium, Australia win in Men’s Hockey World Cup

THE HAGUE: Belgium, Australia and India won their respective matches in the Men's Field Hockey World Cup played at Netherlands' capital The Hague on Saturday, ARY News reports. Belgium thrashed Spain 5-2 to win their match yesterday. Belgian Tanguy Cosyns scored the first goal of the match in the 13th minute while Alexandre de Saedeleer scored the second of the match three minutes later. Emmanuel Stockbroekx netted the third in the 34th minute and Cosyns scored his second in the 38th minute to make it 4-0. John-John…

Argentina thrash Germany 3-0 in Women’s Hockey World Cup

THE HAGUE: Defending champions Argentina gave a field hockey lesson to Germany as they won the match 3-0 in their Women's Hockey World Cup match played at Netherlands' capital The Hague on Friday, ARY News reports. Argentine Slivina D'Elia scored the first goal in the fourth minute and Noel Barrionuevo doubled the lead in the 32nd minute. Carla Rebbechi sealed the match for the "Las Leonas" (The Lionesses) after scoring the third in the 45th minute to win the match. Katie O'Donnell scored a hat trick to help United States…

Argentina, Dutch score wins in Field Hockey World Cup

THE HAGUE: Hosts Netherlands and Argentina won their respective matches in the Men's Field Hockey World Cup played at the Dutch capital The Hague on Friday, ARY News reports. Gonzalo Peillat of Argentina scored a hat trick to secure a 3-1 victory over New Zealand. Peillat scored the opener for the Argentine side in the 44th minute but Stephen Jenness equalized the score line five minutes later. In the 51st minute, Peillat took the lead for his side again and doubled it in the 63rd minute to seal the victory. Meanwhile,…